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Draught Beer Quality Manual Updated with Current Best Practices

In an ongoing effort to improve the quality of draught beer served at retail, the Brewers Association (BA) Draught Beer Quality subcommittee has released the third edition of the Draught Beer Quality Manual. The Draught Beer Quality Manual, along with additional resources on draughtquality.org, provides draught system installers, beer wholesalers and retailers and brewers with […] Read More »

Draught Beer Quality for Retailers Presentation Now Available

The Brewers Association January 2015 Power Hour presentation, Draught Beer Quality for Retailers, is now available on-line. The presentation introduces this new publication, which is a condensed version of the Draught Quality Manual. During the presentation, the four major sections of the publication are highlighted. Informative takeaways include: Key considerations and components: What should your […] Read More »

Revised Growler Tags Available

The Brewers Association draught beer quality subcommittee has published revised, downloadable growlers tags for brewers and retailers. The consumer facing tags contain easy to understand icons and explanations that provide tips to ensure optimal beer flavor. Additional icons explain best practices to guide brewers, retailers and consumers towards the safe use of growlers. The tags […] Read More »

Draught Quality Workshop Presentations Now Available

Presentations from the 4th Annual 2014 Draught Quality Workshop at the Great American Beer Festival® are now available. The Brewers Association Draught Beer Quality subcommittee’s overriding mission is to improve the quality of draught beer dispensed to consumers. The nine presentations offered by industry experts address a wide range of topics including best practices for […] Read More »

Facts about Growlers

Growler use by consumers and retailers is becoming an increasingly popular way to bring the retail draught beer experience home or to transport rare or small production beers. The important decision to fill and use growlers must be made with an eye towards safety, delivering quality draught beer and compliance with all state and local […] Read More »

Improper Glass Washing

Referenced in Bell & Blondis Draught Quality Workshop presentation Draught Quality. Read More »

Perfect Pour

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Clean Glass

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Bloated Demo

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Fast Pour

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